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Top Things to Do After Closing on Your Home

Be that couple that gets things done after closing on a homeThe day has officially arrived where your new home is officially closed and it’s now all yours!  Sure, there’s a tall to-do list, but you’ll be able to tackle it properly with the right advice to help you get the most out of the first week or so.  Let’s take a look! Read the rest of this entry »

Be Sure You Are Prepared to Bug Out – Emergency Evacuation Packing

plan for emergencies when you have the time to planIt’s that time of year again – Hurricane season and in that comes preparation. With emergency evacuation, there seems to be not enough time to get all of the required supplies together.  If you want to stop the panicked dashing around the house trying to prepare everyone to evacuate, get ahead of it by putting together a bug out bag!  The good news is that it isn’t as hard as it may sound.

The essentials to include in your bug out bag

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What to Pack in Your Vehicle Emergency Kit & Why

be prepared with the proper tools right in your own vehicleVery rarely does an emergency ever give us a heads up.  That’s why an “emergency” is, well, an emergency. When it comes to being prepared for an emergency of any kind, equipping your car with a well-stocked and properly planned out emergency kit will be crucial. Looking for advice on what to pack?  Here’s advice that will give you the power to create the right emergency kit. Read the rest of this entry »

Keeping Your Employees Safe During the Holidays

ensure your employees are healthy and well during work over holidaysThis time of year can bring a lot of extra opportunities to the corporate world.  Some of those are going to be good opportunities such as enjoying a corporate work party, but some of those are going to be potentially negatives, including holiday fatigue and sickness.  Properly planning to navigate these areas can be really helpful to keep everything running as smoothly as possible. Read the rest of this entry »

Safety Over the Holidays

Be sure your home is safe this holiday seasonFaster than any of us realize, the holiday season is coming.  It’s a time of great joy, excitement and relaxation — hopefully.  However, the holiday season also has the potential to bring more hazards into your life when it comes to safety and security for everyone and everything.  Here are some of the key things to remember as the holidays creep up, and make sure that you prepare yourself or a safe, healthy and happy holiday season whether you’re at home or on the road. Read the rest of this entry »

What you Need to Know about Motorcycle Insurance in Texas

Be sure you get adequate motorcycle insurance for your rideGetting on your motorcycle and hitting the Texas open roads with nothing but your helmet and a full gas tank is the dream of most biker enthusiasts all days of the year. Yup, luckily for us in Texas, we can pretty much ride all year long.  However, as with any kind of vehicle that you’re driving in Texas, there are other practicalities to keep in mind to make sure that you can keep the good times rolling for as long as possible.  Read the rest of this entry »

Safe Driving Tips for Texas Drivers & All Drivers

safe driving tips and reminders for TexansBuckling your seat belt and heading out on the road always holds a thrill of excitement, especially if you are not someone who often has the opportunity to drive.  However, it also potentially holds a series of challenges and risks that require proper care to make sure they are avoided for everyone’s safety.  Here are some top tips to keep in mind for drivers of all skill and experience levels. Read the rest of this entry »

Preparing for the Holidays Safely

Prepare your home and family for the holidays - insuredWhile the holiday season is one that is often thought to be full of cheer and peace on earth, it can also be one of great stress and loss.  With the holiday season comes, it brings a series of hazards along with it.  The best way to make sure that your festive time of the year stays festive is to focus on understanding what those hazards can be! Read the rest of this entry »

Don’t Be A Victim This Holiday Season – Shop Smart

Protect yourself and assets during holidaysThe holiday season is a fun time to be out and about.  There’s a buzz in the air, everyone’s in a good mood, there’s lots of great food to enjoy as you’re shopping, and it just plain feels festive.  If you love that kind of thing, than you need to realize something: it’s the perfect time for crime.  Yes, seriously.  When you’re in the crowd and you’re on the hunt for that perfect present purchase, you’re not paying as much attention to your surroundings as you would normally, so it’s the ideal time for a pick-pocket or thief to swoop in and bleed you dry.  Read the rest of this entry »

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